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Zelda: BOTW – Navigating the Lost Woods

Here is a quick guide on getting through the Lost Woods on Zelda: Breath of the Wild. You will want to bring a torch with you to navigate the path correctly. If this is your first time through the Lost Woods, a torch will usually be found near the entrance. If you are still having problems finding a torch, one can be found in the Hateno Ancient Tech Lab.

Super Mario Maker

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Some of my earliest memories gaming were sitting cross-legged on the floor with a Nintendo controller in hand as I played through the original Super Mario Bros game. Even from a young age I remember thinking of things I wanted to see in the level designs, or things I thought that could be better. I followed Mario through several more games, consoles, and eventually into 3D, but the interaction was always one sided: Nintendo would create the levels, and I would play them.

Nintendo’s latest title for the Wii U, Super Mario Maker, attempts to break away from this and give players the keys to create their own levels. I’ve spent quite a bit of time with the game over the last week and a half, and here are some of my impressions.

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